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Tours of the house

We love to welcome our visitors into the Potato House! There is so much history and character within the house to learn from. It is the only registered heritage home in Williams Lake.

compost site

We’re the only drive through composting site in British Columbia, open to the public 365 days of the year! Our composting services are located on site and maintained by local volunteers.

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Tours 2022

Walking tours Join us for a walking tour of downtown Williams Lake! From bank robbers and bootleggers to parties and prisons, the handful of blocks around the Potato House are chock-full of colourful history. Whether you’re just driving through or have lived here all your life, come for a stroll of unforgettable stories for all … Continue reading Tours 2022

Girls Guiding The Way!

Wow were we ever happy to have the Williams Lake Brownies at the Potato House on April first 2021. As we prepare for our upcoming basement renovation, or as Mary Forbes jokes, “Putting the pants on the house”, all hands are needed on deck! The entire yard of the Potato House will be needed for … Continue reading Girls Guiding The Way!

Compost

Please don’t bring… choose your fighter Bacteria, Fungi, and Actinomycetes. Now which one do you think does the heavy lifting in our composting journey? Bacteria make up 80 – 90% of the micro organisms found in compost. Animal-like Fungi can break down the toughest polymers (building blocks). Actinomycetes, a fungi-like bacteria, produces many of the … Continue reading Compost

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